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Welcome to the stupidity of my mind!

Welcome to Ty’s Blog! This is a place where Ty Harvey publishes random self-written articles about virtually everything that crosses his mind.

A Personal Life Update

Nobody reads this stupid little blog of mine, so I figured I would post a personal update on my life. So long story short, I…

Mac vs PC: Why I Switched To Mac OS

As a long-time Windows user, I’ve always had a fair bit of a distaste for Apple. Despite the MacBook being one of my first ever…

Xbox Wireless Headset Review

The Xbox Wireless Headset isn’t that great. The audio quality is very bass heavy, to a point where you will be required to modify the…

Oh Hey, I’m Still A Thing!

Now that 2020 is finally over, I figured I’d post something to this here bloggy thing. So yeah. This is me. Posting. A thing. Yay?…

Google Stadia Review

Manufacturer: Google Release Date: November 19th, 2019 Price: $130 USD The Goods No latency; Controller feels really good to hold. The Bads Poor game lineup;…

GIGABYTE Aero 15X V8-BK4 Review Update

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GIGABYTE Aero 15X V8-BK4 Review

Is the Gigabyte Aero 15X worth it? Find out in my review rundown!

Did you know…

…that the cow says ‘OINK!’?

Opinionated Opinions of an Uneducated Individual Gentleman

This blog of mine is something of an unusual place, where I can attempt to express myself without worrying about having thousands or millions of…

How to get free review copies of games and become a game reviewer

Hey there, so you’re looking to become a game reviewer, huh? Good choice! I’ve been writing for the game industry for nearly ten years now,…

These four walls of despair

Death is something that’s constantly plaguing the back of my twisted little mind. It’s there, stinking up the joint, and acting as a constant reminder…

*sigh* Windows 10 Creators Update is total shit

Microsoft, you’ve successfully managed to once again fuck up my computer with your corrupted operating system. Thanks for that, you jerks! D: The Creators Update…

I’m still alive, I think?

Sorry for the crap activity on this blog lately, but I mean, can you blame me? I’m the only human reading this thing, with the…

This is how I broke my lefterior anklieous

Okay, so this isn’t really an article. I’m just writing this out of boredom, and lack of sleep. Figured I’d do a sort of experiment…

I’ve been on a space binge

Alright, so here’s the thing, yeah? Space is freaking huge. I mean, you probably knew that already, but just in case you’re an idiot, I…

Nintendo Won’t Exist In Ten Years, Unless Some Changes Are Made Now

(article was originally scheduled to publish on Jul 16th, but in the wake of Satoru Iwata’s untimely death, the publication was delayed)   It seems like Nintendo…

Information on giveaways (first comment gets a game)

I’ve been super busy with stuff, and haven’t had any time to post here. Do you have it in your heart to forgive me? 🙂…

Remembering OnLive – One Year Later

OnLive was a revolutionary technology, that provided cloud video gaming services to anyone, on any device. Because OnLive streamed all of your games over a…

Okay, this shit has got to stop, Microsoft!

Now, if you’ve read any of my previous articles on the matter, you’ll know that I am not a fan of Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows…

Random Giveaway: March 2016

Alright, so here’s the thing, yeah? Instead of giving away a predetermined game, like I’ve been doing since 2013, I’ve decided to instead give away…

PlayStation 4 kinda sucks

Seriously, this little unit doesn’t have much going for it right about now. Clear lack of must have software aside, the PS4 is just a…

Like Games? Check Out Gaming Rant

Gaming Rant, for those of you that may be unfamiliar with my history, is a website that I’ve been operating for over six years. This blog…

An Xbox Live Rant, By a Long Time Gold Member

If you’re not up to date, Xbox Live on the Xbox One has been having some serious issues over the last couple of days, and…

I get $1 per month on ad revenue

Currently, I’m making huge bucks with this here blog thingy. On average, I make roughly $1 each and every month, all via advertisements! I mean,…

Upcoming changes to newsletter

If you’re currently subscribed to my email newsletter, you’ll receive instant notifications whenever a new article is published. Unfortunately, this also means that my more…

You should buy Firewatch

Firewatch is an absolutely brilliant video game, and while I am currently writing up a review, I simply couldn’t wait to praise this wonderful work…

Giving Away Games on Twitch

Hey guys, check out my (currently live) Twitch broadcast! I’ve already given away one game. Who will the next one go to? 😀 twitch.tv/sidular

Random Flash Giveaway

The first person to comment will receive a free random video game. Pretty snazzy, right?

Random Giveaway [February 2016]

Alright, so here’s the thing, yeah? Instead of giving away a predetermined game, like I’ve been doing since 2013, I’ve decided to instead give away…

I think I’m falling in love with myself. Does that make me tysexual?

Dear Random Individual

If you’re a video game developer, and would like to have your game played by the awesomeness that is Ty, please get in contact with…

This needs to be optimized…

Alright, so my blog is in desperate need of optimization, thanks to the recent template changes that I oh so wisely made. Currently, everything appears…

Just testing a new design thingy

  I‘ve gone ahead and modified the site design, for no particular reason whatsoever.  Consider the new design to be some type of beta thing,…

Future of giveaways on this blog (first two comments get a free game)

I know a fair number of my readers are mostly here for the free loot. I also know that you’ve long since forsaken me, given…

Changes to blog structure

Alright, so here’s the deal. I’m short on time as of late, and haven’t had the opportunity to sit down and write a personal article…

Sometimes, I hate working

Don’t get me wrong, I love my job. However, sometimes shit breaks, and I have to fix it. Over the last two weeks, so basically…

Why I stopped using Windows 10, and started using Ubuntu

Oh dear, it’s finally come to this, has it? I never thought that this would ever happen, to be entirely honest with you. Sure, I…

Here’s a Rogue Legacy Review

To play, or not to play. That's what I seek to answer. Ty Reviews is a new segment where I write a general review without giving…

Site design; changes?

I’m probably going to end up changing things around a bit, as the theme I was once using is apparently no longer being supported by…

Information on the monthly giveaways

I will no longer be giving away video games on a monthly basis, as made pretty obvious by the lack of, you know, giveaways. Instead,…

Qwerty derp

Okay so this is just a quick post. Basically, I hate it when virtual keyboards, whether it’s data entry in some type of video game,…

Android broken?

Since upgrading my phone to the latest version of Android, everything has been super slow, and my phone has been getting extremely warm. Currently sits…

Dear PlayStation: This is why I hate you

Warning: this article contains poorly written journalism, opinions that may differ from your own, and strong feelings. Read at your own risk! If you know…

Antimagnetism: Finding the Opposite Force

Magnetism is a natural force within the universe, separate from gravity, though in a similar category. Magnetism has both a negative and a positive value,…

Why don’t we have a Hamster Simulator?

Goats, toast, octopuses, rats. It seems like everything nowadays has some type of simulation game to go along with it. So, why the hell hasn’t…

Look at these pizza lovin’ cats 😀

I got bored, so enjoy these pizza cats.  

A Random Moon: Rainbow of Light

If you look high up into the sky at this very moment, just as I am doing right now, you will see what is commonly…

Another “Windows 10 Sucks” Article

Hello, you miss me? Didn’t think so. But I don’t care. I’m too annoyed to care. Know why? Because Windows 10 is a horrible operating…

Windows 10 Review: By a Non-American

If you've read my last article, you'll know that I am not happy with Windows 10. In fact, I still strongly stand behind my original statement…

Windows 10 is a broken, buggy, mess!

Windows 10 is the second worst operating system I have ever used. I’d even go as far as to say that Windows 10, in its…

If I were Nintendo’s CMO, I’d be fired in a day

This is why I would never make it as Chief Marketing Officer for Nintendo. Me: “Hey Nintendo, if you sign on with FIFA, and push the…

How to create a website in under twenty minutes

Having your own website is something of a social status within today’s society. Whether it’s a blog, like this one, or some kind of professional storefront…

If you have PlanetSide 2 on PC, don’t bother with PS4

PlanetSide 2 is arguably one of my all time favourite games on PC, and for good reason. It has vehicle combat, awesomely epic gun battles,…

Check Out My Review Scores!

Don’t trust IGN, or one of those other jerk review websites. Instead, trust my 100% accurate opinion on what’s good, and what’s bad! https://www.tyharvey.com/reviews/

Rogue Legacy Giveaway Winner [May 2015]

Congratulations to Tyler on winning a totally free and awesome copy of Rogue Legacy via Steam, provided by Cellar Door Games! I hope you enjoy…

Splatoon Miiverse – Hacked?

The Splatoon Pre-launch community is supposed to be restricted only to Nintendo’s Tom and Amy, so why is it that a seemingly random individual was…

Hands On with the Nintendo NX

PlayStation and Xbox both have their own unique controllers, but over the last twenty years, they’ve remained mostly the same in design. Sure, the DualShock…

PlayStation Now Doesn’t Suck!

Now, I could complain about the price and lack of content, or I could bitch about the PlayStation device requirement… But God damn, it works.…

May 2015 Giveaway – Rogue Legacy (via Steam)

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"]Rogue Legacy Giveaway![/laborator_supercaption] This month, I'm giving away the highly acclaimed indie rogue-lite platformer, Rogue Legacy! Personally, Rogue Legacy is by far one of my…

Five Nights at Freddy’s Giveaway Winner [April 2015]

Congratulations to stelian for winning the complete Five Nights at Freddy’s series via Ty’s Blog! I’ve sent you a friend request on Steam. Once accepted, I’ll be…

Winner announcement delayed… Again.

Sorry guys, my computer is still unavailable, and it looks like it might remain that way for another ten hours. So, I’m delaying the giveaway…

Yup, still got computer problems…

This is really starting to annoy me. Anyway, the giveaway winner will in fact be announced today. Just as soon as I’m finished running a…

Giveaway winner…

Will be selected tomorrow! Heh, yeah. Sorry guys, but my computer decided to crash, so I’m doing extensive maintenance today. Figured I’d be done by…

Doing some computer maintenance

Hey guys, I’m writing from the WordPress app right now, as I’m doing some maintenance on my computer. I’m running a CHKDSK on my hard…

Steam + Mods = No

As most of you are likely already aware, Valve’s Steam service is now allowing the sale of user created modifications for select Steam Workshop titles.…

So, EA Access is actually good… Surprising, right?

They are Electronic Arts. They’ve been around since the very beginning of the industry. They were here before the Nintendo Entertainment System. They saw the…

Happy Holidays!

Yes, I’m a holiday. You all have today off, in celebration of my birthday. Congrats, you cowards. So go, drink until you’re sober. You’ve earned…

Bloodborne is… fantastic?

I have mixed feelings, to be entirely honest with you. On one hand, the game looks visually fantastic. I just love the gothic atmosphere, and…

April 2015 Giveaway – Five Nights at Freddy’s Series (via Steam) [closed]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"]Five Night at Freddy's Franchise Giveaway![/laborator_supercaption] I'm going to change things up a bit. Rather than giving away a single game, I'm giving away the…

I Hate That I Was Right – Goodbye OnLive

Back in 2014, I wrote an opinion piece about OnLive, where I ultimately said that they were going to fail. This article got me quite…

Spotify Sucks, Goodbye PlayStation Music!

Spotify is a broken service that shouldn’t even be around, and that’s especially true on the PlayStation 4. On the computer, it seems to be…

Battlefield: Hardline – My Thoughts

No, this isn’t a rage article. I’m not going to mention the oh so many faults that the latest Battlefield entry has, such as the…

This blog is meh

So, I just don’t know what to do with this blog thingy. On one hand, I enjoy writing nonsense, while on the other, no one…

Sony’s Music Unlimited Discontinued – Becomes Spotify?

So yeah, it seems as though Sony’s wonderful Music Unlimited service, which was required if you wanted to play music on the PlayStation 4, is…

Thank You Rdio – You’re Awesome

Three years ago today, Rdio changed my music life forever. I’ve happily listened to tens of thousands of songs, and have hundreds of albums in…

Dear EA: This Level of “Support” Is Unacceptable!

Alright, so Electronic Arts. You know who they are, and you know the horror stories. Personally, I’ve actually had some fairly decent live support chats…

Just a little rant about something that won’t interest you

Now, tell me if this feels fair to you. When the PlayStation Network was taken down over the holidays, Sony ended up giving out a…

Listen up, boys and girls. I’m going to teach you a little something about kitty sexuality

When a girl finds another girl sexually attractive, she’s a lesbian. When the lesbian meets another lesbian, it is customary to engage in various mating…

This is what boredom does to an otherwise insane mind

This entire post shouldn’t exist, and yet it does. I really don’t know why I’m writing an obviously idiotic post about nothing at all… perhaps…

Blog Maintenance

But no one cares about that, right? Anyway, the blog will be in maintenance mode for a few hours later in the evening.

So, regarding the giveaways?

Specifically the giveaway that has yet to be, you know, given away?  Yeah, I was just wondering what you guys thought of that? I mean,…

PlayStation Now Subscription Plan? Uh, no thanks.

Today, Sony announced that their PlayStation Now cloud streaming service would be available for $19.99 a month,and would include 100 PS3 games at launch. The…

Rogue Legacy is super-duper-freaking-awesomazing!

While most video game development studios design games because of their love for the video game industry, Cellar Door Games is different. They don’t care…

Controller Battle: PS4 vs XOne vs Wii U vs OnLive

Among the hundreds if not thousands of articles, you’ve managed to stumble upon this little piece of editorial paradise. A part of me feels sorry…

If you’re Canadian, do NOT use Cogeco as your ISP

It’s common belief that I am an awesome (if not a tad egotistical) individual. It’s also common fact that I am, without a doubt, the…

Android 5.0 Sucks

I’m typing this entire article on a fully updated Nexus 5. That is, I’m running the latest version of Android, and have been using it…

This blog has literally no logical or perhaps even illogical reason to exist within the digital realms of the internet. Also, apparently the title for this very article is quite long. Not sure why it’s so long, but it is. Perhaps I’m just bored? Yes, I’m bored. That must be it.

I seriously question the sanity of those that read this blog, myself included. I mean, there’s only like, five or so people reading this blog,…

Status: Bored and Cold

Okay, so it’s winter. Yes, that means shit gets cold, and in turn, it also means I get cold. Which sucks, because being cold means…

Fanboys and Elitism

This blog is essentially dead, so I no longer have to censor myself. Though, even if the blog were not dead, I honestly doubt I’d…

PlayStation Network Rant

I would like to start this post off by saying sorry. I won’t hold myself back, as this has been bothering me for months. Now,…

Site Updates Coming Soon

First off, I’d like to apologize for my inactivity since October. I’ve also yet to announce the giveaway winner, and I’m sorry for that, too.…

ShortStory: Perfect Rebirth

Why do I live, when I am nothing more than an insignificant form of life. Broken. Twisted. Demented. Why do I breath the unforgiving air…

Human Medium: Electric Earth – Part 2

The blue bolt of spiritual lightning bounced over my stretched out hand, and made its way up my arm and into my body. Although the…

September 2014 Giveaway – Five Nights at Freddy’s (via Steam)

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] Five Night at Freddy's Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] Hey guys, sorry about the week-long delay. Unfortunately, this is going to be my last monthly giveaway. Don't…

OnLive – Yet Another Article

Alright, I know some of you guys are sick of me talking about the OnLive game service. Hell, I’ve been fairly negative towards it, and…

DayZ Giveaway Winner [August 2014 Giveaway]

Alright, so here’s the deal. I couldn’t afford to purchase the game, so instead, I’m giving away a free copy of….   Kidding. I’d never…

The Random Button

Interested in reading my totally awesome articles? Heh, what a silly question, for it is I, the wonderful Ty, that wrote them! So, of course you’re interested!…

August 2014 Giveaway – DayZ (via Steam)

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] DayZ Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] Hey guys, sorry for taking so damn long to get this article published. I was working on a sponsorship with a…

I’m Being Haunted By My Dead Cat

Congratulations afterlife, you’ve found yourself a new guinea pig for your brand new demonic kitty!   Callisto, my lovable kitty cat, is haunting me. She…

Spintires Giveaway Winner [July 2014 Giveaway]

Oops! I’m a tad late to announce the winner this time around, and I apologize for that! I’ve been busy, killing cats and eating bubblegum.…

July 2014 Giveaway – SPINTIRES (via Steam) [CLOSED]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] SPINTIRES Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] This month, I'll be giving away a free copy of SPINTIRES via the Steam platform. If you're not yet aware, I…

Seriously, Don’t Buy The Pulse Elite!

Sony’s Pulse Elite headset offers a truly fantastic sound experience, and rivals most Turtle Beach headsets available at a similar price range. However,  unlike Turtle…

The Forest Giveaway Winner [June2014 Giveaway]

Hey guys, sorry for the delay in posting this update. I’ve been a tad busy. 🙁 Anyways, congratulations to Ryan for winning the Ty’s Blog June…

The future of gaming is sad, lonely and bleak

While I don’t care to admit it, I am seriously beginning to question my love for the video game industry. Everywhere I look, I see…

Goat Simulator – New Winner [May 2014 Giveaway]

Unfortunately, the original Goat Simulator winner was unavailable to accept his prize, and didn’t seem to be very interested in getting in contact with me.…

Who the hell is ‘Ty Harvey’ anyways?

Basically, I’m a cynical sarcastic asshole with a God complex. I’m also cool, awesome and apparently have an ego larger than the state of Texas,…

June 2014 Giveaway – The Forest (via Steam) [closed]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] The Forest Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] If you're not yet aware, I intend to give away a brand new video game each and every month that…

Goat Simulator Winner [May 2014 Giveaway]

Alright, so we didn’t get as many entries this time around, but it’s not like I really promoted this thing outside of a single tweet.…

OnLive’s CloudLift Has Potential! … right?

What’s that? Tyler’s writing about OnLive again? Oh joy, what vile shall he spit out today? First, shut the hell up, you stupid ignorant piece…

Ty’s Quote of the Day

Life is but a nightmare, wrapped tightly by ones own twisted desires. The only help for which you can seek does not come from a…

May 2014 Giveaway – Goat Simulator (via Steam) [CLOSED]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] Goat Simulator Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] If you're not yet aware, I intend to give away a brand new video game each and every month that…

DayZ Giveaway Winner [April]

Apologies for the delay, guys! The most recent WordPress update really screwed up my blog, and I’ve been trying to perform some maintenance to get…

Android Auto Type – Randomly Generated Crap

Hello, and I am so glad that you are not the new one of the other day. That honestly bothered me to see you can…

Happy Birthday To Me! (i hate age)

Well, it’s that time of year again… the time when I get all depressed, knowing that the prior year was wasted away by doing next…

April 2014 Giveaway – DayZ (via Steam) [CLOSED]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] DayZ Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] If you're not yet aware, I intend to give away a brand new video game each and every month that this…

Rust Giveaway Winner [March]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] Robert James Cross [/laborator_supercaption] Congratulations Robert James Cross, you've just won yourself a free copy of Rust, courtesy of Ty's Blog!   Thanks to…

I’m No Longer OnLive’s #1 Fan (OnLive’s going to fail…again)

While it pains me to write this, I feel as though I must speak up. OnLive used to fill me with optimistic glee for the…

Family Business – Chapter 1

“Suit up” I said to my daughter, “It’s raining cats and dogs outside”. “Come on mom, we’re gonna be late!” my daughter called from the…

Log Entry #53

Log Entry #053 Date – August 17th, 2015 Time – 4:05 PM Ah, that’s right. Now I remember! This is the day that everything went…

PS4 Price Increase – Math Has Been Done! (Sony’s being unethical)

In regards to the previously published entry, I just did the math. See, the price is being increased due to the value of the Canadian…

Sony’s Officially On My Naughty List!

Thanks to Sony, and the supposed decline of the Canadian economy, pretty much everything PS4 related is getting a price increase. The PS4 itself is…

Gaming Is No Longer A Form of Art!

This isn’t really intended to be a proper blog post, but more of a way to self medicate my growing rage and anger towards a…

As A Blogger…

As a blogger, I cannot help but wonder, where it all went wrong. As a blogger, I cannot help but wonder, why my heart is…

March 2014 Giveaway – Rust (via Steam) [closed]

[laborator_supercaption el_position="first"] Rust Giveaway! [/laborator_supercaption] Alright, here's the first ever monthly giveaway by Ty's Blog! If you're not yet aware, I intend to give away…

Evolution Of Gaming, A Future Of Lies [repost from GamingRant]

[alert type=”info”]This article was originally published by Gaming Rant on March 13th, 2013. The original article can be found here.[/alert] PS4 – The False Evolution Of…

With Gaming, Comes Madness [repost from GamingRant]

[alert type=”info”]This article was originally published by Gaming Rant on February 6th, 2014. The original article can be found here.[/alert] Dronality Results In Madness Of…

Human Medium Mini – Home Is Where The Heart Is

Before the war of 1812, this small town was a very popular tourist destination. People would travel from all across the country on horseback to…

Monthly Giveaways

To help increase my readership, I intend to give away a free video game once every month. These giveaways will be sponsored by various parties,…

[PS4] The Order: 1886 Review Score Predictions

Before I start this off, you should know that I am nothing more than a measly video game developer with intermediate experience in business management. So, the odds of my below predictions proving to be accurate are slim to none…

Feelings… Oh How I Hate Them!

As I sit here, awake in my bed, I can’t help but to wonder the point of my existence. Honestly, I’ve been feeling like an…

OnLive… Are They Still Significant?

Cloud gaming is nothing new, and has been around for nearly a decade. However, the recent cloud gaming advancements and usage concepts were completely pioneered…

Ty’s Blog – The New Direction

Back in the day, I was a skilled journalist. I used to receive invitations to E3, CES and other well-known technology conventions. I received free…

Blogging Turned Me Into An Annoying Fruit

Seriously, why the hell do I even bother blogging, when all I do is talk about nothing. The only readers I have consist of my…

Why you shouldn’t buy the Tango PC – and better yet, why you should

The Tango PC is said to be the worlds most powerful micro computer, that can easily play all of the latest and greatest video games, office…

Burning Tears of Hell

The twisted senses of time and reality have taken a hold of my insanity. Screaming out to an emotionless crowd of death and decay. Crying…

Science… And The Paranormal/Supernatural?

“Show me a scientist who says spirits are real.” Scientists believe in data, and expand upon their research and knowledge by using this data to…

Destiny Killer – Prologue

During the time it takes you to read this, I’ve already murdered 17 people. Innocently beautiful souls now laying on the pavement in a pool…

Human Medium: Electric Earth – Part 1

The lights never turned back on. Nothing but a flash of darkness entered my eyes, yet somehow I could see the world as if it…

Log Entry #52

Log Entry #052 Date – August 17th, 2015 Time – 3:52 PM Thanks to the almighty power of Google, and the unusual lack of Windows…

Oh Golly, Isn’t Android Swell? 🙁

Android, the mobile operating system owned and distributed by Google, is by far the most buggy OS I have ever used. I’d even go as…

PlayStation Now – Not Cool, Sony!

As some of you are likely well aware, Sony intends to launch their own cloud gaming service this summer. PlayStation Now (previously called Gaikai) will…

There’s a reason I run my own web hosting service…

First it was 1and1, then it was GoDaddy, and now; it’s Netfirms! So, here’s the deal. I wanted to register a .CA domain name for…

Without God, Christmas Wouldn’t Exist

Uh…  So yeah, ignore the title of this post, please.   Anyways, Happy Christmas to whomever may be lucky enough to read this! So, what…

One Year Ago Today, The World Ended

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Mayan Doomsday Prophesy. [laborator_supercaption] 12.21.12. [/laborator_supercaption] Just thought you'd like to know.

Three o’Clock

“Ka….Are _ou o_ay? Katie? Wake up!” a familiar voice thundered in the distance. My mother, or at least it sounded like her. But… No, i…

Buy a Wii U

Attention all drones and fanboys, it is now time for you to hate me again, for you see, my favourite home console of the next…

Waiting To Die

Just another poem, with words and junk.

“Cogeco” is Canada’s worst ISP

I’ve been a Cogeco customer for around three years now, and for a good while, Cogeco has been an absolute saint. Then, starting mid to…

Team Fortress 2 on PlayStation 4 Needs To Happen!

Hello there, fellow internet loser! It is I, the great and mighty Ty! Today, I couldn’t help but question; why the hell isn’t Valve porting…

Dear HostGator: Thank You

Thank you for providing fantastic support services, even if you take well over two days to reply. Thank you for offering a reliable website hosting…

PS4 – First Impressions. The Good, The Bad & the Fugly

The next generation of gaming is finally upon us, and I can honestly say that it was well worth the wait. Here, I’ll discuss my…

Attention: This Blog SUCKS

Seriously, what in the hell am I even doing here? Like, I’m not writing anything of value, and when I do actually put a tiny…

And So, The Countdown Begins

In five days, the PlayStation 4 will reach North American soil. In five days, I will receive a brand new next generation gaming device. Now,…

Introducing iTy!

As most of you are likely well aware, I am a genius. My IQ is 0 multiplied by infinity. Unfortunately, you are not intelligent enough…

Steam Chat – Gaming is DoOOmmed

11:18 PM – [DRS] Sidular Spy!: What’s up? 11:18 PM – DominusBelli: Hmm gotcha 11:19 PM – DominusBelli: I dunno I’m still in school 11:19…

If You’re Reading This, Chances Are I’m…

Gaming is no longer fun

As a few of you already know, I’m an avid video gamer. Hell, I even design video games, so you know I’m pretty damn loyal…

Happy Halloween!

Ah, Halloween. My favorite holiday of all. Ghosts, zombies, vampires, clawed dream killers. That’s what makes this holiday so absolutely amazing. Oh, and Houdini died…

Well, Ain’t I Festive?

Halloween is just around the corner, so I decided to dress my blog up in one hell of a costume.    Whatcha guys think?

Apparently, I’m an American…

DoRoyal, Sidular and this here blog were all hacked by some psychopath cyber terrorist out in the middle east, all because they thought I was…

Short Story 2 – Issue 2 (re-write)

I’d like to apologize for the very graphic content contained within the original Issue #2. This rewrite contains a new and unique story, with much…

Log Entry #51

Log Entry #051 Date – unknown Time – 3:29 PM Ah, look! A computer! Now I can finally figure out what the hell is going…

Short Story 2 – Issue #1

They say that God made us all equal. If that were true, individuality would be nothing more than a myth.  I simply can’t accept that,…

Prediction: New Nintendo Handheld in 2016

Let me start this off by saying that everything mentioned is entirely unofficial, and based solely on my own semi-professional opinions.   I expect for…

Please Wake Me Up Before September Ends…

Seriously, wake me up BEFORE this silly month ends. I have to be awake to experience the awesomeness that is Grand Theft Auto: Online, which…

Why Are Penguins So Freaking Random?

What is our fascination with those classy birds? Honestly, it seems like every corner of the internet has some kind of penguin-loving fan club. From…

Grand Theft Auto: V – Weird Graphical Differences

Grand Theft Auto: V is one of this generations largest and most ambitious video games, and it can be a very photorealistic experience, as made…

Digital Gaming Clouds

For those of you that don’t know, I am one of OnLive’s largest fans and lifelong supporters. I’ve been using the service faithfully since 2010,…

Underpopulated and Unloved

There are seven billion people on this Earth, yet only five of them take the time to read my blog. Although blogging is an evil…

First 50 Entries of Before The End… Now Online!

Yup, in case you haven’t yet noticed, my signature series has been popping up on this here blog. Before The End… features a unique ‘between…

Log Entry #050

Log Entry #050 Date – unknown Time – 2:53 PM Not sure if that whole time paradox thing comes into play here or not. I’m…

Log Entry #049

Log Entry #049 Date – unknown Time – 1:12 PM Alright, this is really starting to freak me out. I think I’ve actually jumped back…

Log Entry #048

Log Entry #048 Date – unknown Time – 10:31 AM Ha, you even went out and bought an HDTV. 1080p. Dated technology. Old clocks. You’ve…

Log Entry #047

Log Entry #047 Date – unknown Time – 9:40 AM This place is… strange. Possibly even normal. Where are the guards, or even the doctors…

Log Entry #046

Log Entry #046 Date – unknown Time – unknown YES! Walls! Oh god, I’m surrounded by walls! White walls, too! This is absolutely wonderful! If…

Log Entry #045

Log Entry #045 Date – April 21st 2033 Time – unknown Dear doctor idiot – you are an idiot. If I manage to survive, I…

Log Entry #044

Log Entry #044 Date – April 20th 2033 Time – unknown Thanks to the apparent demise of the human race, I can no longer provide…

Log Entry #043

Log Entry #043 Date – April 20th 2033 Time – 9:10 PM It’s late, now. But the sun is still high up in the sky,…

Log Entry #042

Log Entry #042 Date – April 20th 2033 Time – 6:22 PM I’m still standing in this unknown wasteland of a future… Normally, jumps only…

Log Entry #041

Log Entry #041 Date – April 20th 2033 Time – 6:07 PM There’s that girl again… She’s standing near the burning maple tree. Crying. Why…

Log Entry #040

Log Entry #040 Date – April 20th 2033 Time – 5:30 PM I..  What? Oh, no…  It happened again! I jumped in time once more……

Log Entry #039

Log Entry #039 Date – May 7th 2031 Time – 6:25 PM I’m going to go to bed early. Hope I feel better tomorrow.  Oh,…

Log Entry #038

Log Entry #038 Date – May 7th 2031 Time – 1:08 PM I think I ate some bad bacon, if such a thing even exists.…

Log Entry #037

Log Entry #037 Date – May 7th 2031 Time – 8:31 AM Back to my regular routines, I guess. I may as well eat breakfish….…

Log Entry #036

Log Entry #036 Date – May 6th 2031 Time – 8:19 PM Nearly a week has passed since my last entry… Since Cheesy died. I…

Log Entry #035

Log Entry #035 Date – May 2nd 2031 Time – 1:02 PM He’s dead.. You killed him! Thanks to your idiotic experiments, my best friend…

Log Entry #034

Log Entry #034 Date – May 2nd 2031 Time – 10:21 AM CHEESY IS DEAD

Log Entry #033

Log Entry #033 Date – May 2nd 2031 Time – 9:52 AM I still can’t believe the idiot doctor drugged me! It was only a…

Log Entry #032

Log Entry #032 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 4:20 PM Okay say I did tell doctor what I do but he not like…

Log Entry #031

Log Entry #031 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 10:17 AM Trying to make sure I have everything before I go to the docs.…

Log Entry #030

Log Entry #030 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 9:13 AM Me and Cheesy both have full bellies, one filled with slightly burned bacon…

Log Entry #029

Log Entry #029 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 8:51 AM Huh, now that I think about it, I don’t even know if Cheesy…

Log Entry #028

Log Entry #028 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 8:45 AM Just finished feeding Cheesy, and he gobbled up the red pebble things again.…

Log Entry #027

Log Entry #027 Date – May 1st 2031 Time – 8:24 AM Good morning to you, doctor idiot. Thought you should know that I’m awake,…

Log Entry #026

Log Entry #026 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 11:40 PM Getting ready to go to bed. You did want to know every single…

Log Entry #025

Log Entry #025 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 11:25 PM Just finished feeding Cheesy, and he’s fine. Not sure if the different colored…

Log Entry #024

Log Entry #024 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 11:23 PM Took a nap on the couch, and now my neck hurts. Also I…

Log Entry #023

Log Entry #023 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 6:46 PM I think I just skipped again. Will write more later. Not feeling like…

Log Entry #022

Log Entry #022 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 12:40 PM Also, this damn journal made me miss my lunch. Happy? Are you doctors…

Log Entry #021

Log Entry #021 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 12:36 PM Breakfish? See doc, I have fishes on my mind! Give me antifishdom drugs,…

Log Entry #020

Log Entry #020 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 12:34 PM I can’t remember if I was supposed to feed Cheesy at regulated times,…

Log Entry #019

Log Entry #019 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 9:45 AM Just fed Cheesy some pebble things. They had weird colors, and floated at…

Log Entry #018

Log Entry #018 Date – April 30th 2031 Time – 3:34 AM These meds really aren’t working, doc. I just skipped in time once again,…

Log Entry #017

Log Entry #017 Date – October 13th 2033 Time – 3:57 PM There she is, just standing there next to the burning tree. Crying. But…

Log Entry #016

Log Entry #016 Date – April 29th 2031 Time – 1:44 PM Just came back from the store with the newest member of the family;…

Log Entry #015

Log Entry #015 Date – April 29th 2031 Time – 7:25 AM Not sure if this will make sense, as it came from the mind…

Log Entry #014

Log Entry #014 Date – April 28th 2031 Time – 8:17 PM So apparently I wrote the same thing twice in my last entry. Maybe…

Log Entry #013

Log Entry #013 Date – April 28th 2031 Time – 4:29 PM I bought a giant journal, a fancy pen with a weird golden tip…

Log Entry #012

Log Entry #012 Date – April 25th 2031 Time – 1:11 PM Somehow managed to fall asleep again last night, but I have no memory…

Log Entry #011

Log Entry #011 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 11:47 PM Scared myself thinking it happened again, turns out I fell asleep watching an…

Log Entry #010

Log Entry #010 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 7:13 PM Okay so I somehow skipped in time again. Only a few hours, so…

Log Entry #009

Log Entry #009 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 12:23 PM  Great, I somehow managed to burn my god damn eggs. Was forced to…

Log Entry #008

Log Entry #008 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 11:56 AM  Lunch should be ready shortly. Bacon, eggs, ham and gemd. I hate how…

Log Entry #007

Log Entry #007 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 11:34 AM  I was obviously kidding about the life thing. Don’t want to risk you…

Log Entry #006

Log Entry #006 Date – April 24th 2031 Time – 11:32 AM  Just woke up about 5 minutes ago, can’t believe I slept in so…

Log Entry #005

Log Entry #005 Date – April 24th2031 Time – 3:33 AM I just heard a crashing sound downstairs… Can you prescribe me with some form…

Log Entry #004

Log Entry #004 Date – April 23rd 2031 Time – 10:48 PM So, I was just told I had to notify the journal police every…

Log Entry #003

Log Entry #003 Date – April 23rd 2031 Time – 6:27 PM Oh wow, I just missed a TV show because I forgot it was…

Log Entry #002

Log Entry #002 Date – April 23rd 2031 Time – 3:53 PM No grannies, but a bunch of sales on canned food. There were also…

Log Entry #001

Log Entry #001 Date – April 23rd 2031 Time – 2:39 PM I hate having to write in this damn book, but they say I…

Twelve o’Clock

“Where did… What just happened?”  I looked around to study the room, and to my surprise, I was sitting at my desk in Ms. Applebees…

Rockstar needs to fire their PR department.

Alright, don’t hate me just yet. I love Sony, and I absolutely love the PlayStation game consoles. (own every console) However, I seriously regret my…

Human Medium: Birthday Wishes

My name was Carl, I was 14 years old, and I had the ability to communicate with earth-bound spirits. Then I died. A while before…

Game Developer Joke

How does a game developer tell a pharmacist that he has erectile dysfunction?

The Scary Door – Episode 1

Oh, hello there, and happy holidays! We here at Pin Pappy Games wish all you boys and girls a wonderful holiday season, filled with joy…

The Clock

Looking up at the ceiling, Katie couldn’t help but wonder how her life would turn out. She’s always been a visionary, which is a trait…

Floppy Drive – Sexually Transmitted Data

Hello, I’m a Mac, and a few years ago I had intercourse with a Windows PC.  Here’s my story.  -517 Days Ago via iCal- As…

Family Business – Chapter 0

Standing over the body of my lifeless father, who was murdered in cold blood by the hands of the devil, reincarnated into an otherwise innocent…

The Story Of Nikola Tesla – Vrykolaka

A bolt of electricity surged through my body, immediately followed by the unearthly crackling of thunder filling the air above. I had just been struck…

Nightmare of Reality

I feel as though I must apologize for my unusually idiotic behavior. You see, I am but a lonely human living within an occupied world,…

Hello, I’m Seriously Sarcastic! (nonsense)

Currently, my personality consists of two general modes; sarcasm and serious. Sadly, most of my fellow peers from the digital web constantly find themselves unable…

Watch Dogs Giveaway

Hey everyone, it’s me again, reporting in from my luxurious apartment in a small town that no one has heard of. As some of you…

An Insiders Guide To Web Hosting (technical guide to choosing a host) – Part 1

First, as some of you may already know, I operate my own successful website hosting service, and have been within the web hosting industry for…

Sleep Deprived & Slightly Tired

I am currently in my warm, soft and cosy bed, typing this entry on my Asus Nexus 7 while occasionally taking a quick glance up…

A Twisted Poem Without The Rhymes

This is no life, this isn’t living. There is nothing here for me. They say I have a purpose. A higher power. A meaning. They…

I Gotta Step It Up

This blog isn’t exactly the most popular of places, which honestly annoys me to no end. Back when I wrote for a website called Gaming…

So Apparently, We’re All Gonna Die@! (World War 3)

First thing that comes to mind?   Duh.     Second thing?   No shit!   Third? The actual article/blog/post.   See, I totally called…

My Endless Love/Hate Relationship with Team Fortress 2

Hello there, fellow idiots! Long time no see! Today, I feel like expressing my inner hatred for a certain video game, all the while telling…

My Quest To Become A YouTube Star…. again

As most of you don’t already know, I used to be a fairly big star back when I used YouTube regularly. With hundreds of thousands…

Piss Off With The ONE Hate!

Sure, the Xbox One wasn’t what you had expected. Hell, for most of us, it was the complete opposite. Now, I’ve never been the biggest…

Blogging To An Empty Crowd

I just wanted to state that, although I myself am operating my own super underpopulated blog, blogging itself, and the act of blogging, is a…

The True Story Of Hammy the Magical Hamster

Ever wondered why I always reference magical hamsters on this here blog? You probably thought it was to increase my views, or something. (I ain’t got…

I See Dead People, or more specifically, the Late Ryan Davis

Giant Bomb is no longer as giant without the great late Ryan Davis.   Truly will miss this blubbering sack of on-air sarcasm and love. It’s…

If This Gets Onto Reddit, I’ll Eat A Turtle… not a real turtle, as that’d just be totally sick and probably unhealthy. Instead, I’ll eat me the best chocolate turtle treat I can find, and then paint my house (even though I don’t own a house) purple, just because I can, but mostly because it won’t be my house, but someone elses, as I kind of don’t own a house. Not allowed to paint the apartment, as that could get me evicted.. besides, what kind of color is “purple” anyways? I mean, it looks cool… IF YOUR EMO! (which I am)

My integrity as a blogger (or whatever it is I’m doing) is about to be thrown out of a giant nonexistent yet equally metaphorical window. The…

No, I’m Not Dead

Due to popular demand, the almighty Ty returns from his nonexistent grave to write yet another completely pointless blog post about how the almighty Ty…

I Killed My Mind

There’s nothing more pleasant than finding out that your wonderfully shiny and super expensive video game console is nothing more than a ploy to control…

The Insane Fear Sanity – Part 1

I grew up at a mental institution just outside of a small Canadian town called Picton. The doctors called me subject 9, or S9 for…

Short Story – Issue #6

“Run, you stupid psycho midget maniac! Run like your life depends on it!” In reality, his life had already been sealed away inside of a…

Short Story – Issue #5

During the night of all hallows eve, when the demons were allowed to freely walk the Earth, I unknowing sold my soul to the devil…

Short Story – Issue #4

“She’s a witch!” the towns people screamed aloud. “Burn it! Burn that vile demon!” This is one of those magical, er.. poor choice of words. …

Short Story – Issue #3 (discretion is advised)

Both myself, Alicia, and my brother, Jordan, were raped, tortured and murdered at the young age of 12.  Before our lives came to a violent…

Short Story – Issue #2

Do you believe in ghosts? Yeah, neither do I. However, being as how I am dead, you’d think I of all people would believe. Sure,…

Short Story – Issue #1

Black blood is raining from the sky. The heavens have fallen, and mankind will soon turn to ash. Those are the old sayings that my…

Quote of the Day

To become truly innocent and pure, you must once again peek through the eyes of a child, for the youth of this world are the…

Quote of the Day

To be capable of living up to your own expectations, you must first learn to expect fewer things.   – Ty Harvey  

Quote of the Day

To properly understand the true fundamentals of life, you must first live till death separates your soul from your rotting corpse, to which you can…

Introducing – Insanity!

Dear children of this Earth, I Ty Harvey wish to congratulate you on your general stupidity and ignorance. It truly wonfuul 2 no u tlk…

Microsoft’s Practically Selling The Wii U

Introducing the first ever hybrid between a standard blog post, and a relatively accurate news article! Remember the little thing called ‘Xbox One’? Yeah, I’m…

Xbox One – Abbreviation – What Do We Call This Thing??

PS is to PlayStation, GB is to GameBoy, but what the hell do we call Microsoft's latest game console? Some poor slob lurking about the…

Controller P0rn

In light of the recent Xbox One announcement, and with it, the introduction of one of the sexiest controllers ever to be held within the…

The Magical Lameness of Xbox One

As a good friend of mine once said “OMFG IS HE DEAD?!?” The answer? No, or yes. Depends on who you ask.   Now, on…

Money Loving Monkeys

What do you get when the world you know and love is being ruled by a bunch of overgrown apes? No, not the good kind…

Oh Doorknob, Why Must You Be Sooo Damn Sticky?

Yes, this entire post is dedicated entirely towards my hatred of sticky doorknobs.   99.9% of all people residing on this little blue ball in…

Why Netflix Owns My Soul

Netflix, the video streaming service that has all of the best movies from 10+ years ago, officially owns and controls every part of my body,…

Why The Next PlayStation & Xbox Are Day-1 Buys

I fully intend to buy the next generation of video game consoles the instant they are released onto North American soil. But, why would I…

Coke vs Pepsi vs Call Of Duty

Coke is a form of bubbly beverage that people of all ages consume on a daily basis. Coke is also one of the most addictive substances on…

Realism – The Realistic Death Of Games

I am a video gamer, and because of my general stupidity, I’m a damned good gamer, too. However, as a gamer and a game developer,…